Research/Emerging Technologies Librarian

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Created: February 20, 2013


Western New England University School of Law is seeking a service-oriented individual to serve as our Research/Emerging Technologies Librarian. This Librarian plays a unique role in ensuring that the Law Library takes full advantage of existing technologies and investigates and adapts new technologies for acquiring, organizing, and presenting legal information while also providing the high level of research assistance for which our Library is known. Additionally, this position's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, helping to maintain the library's web presence including creating and maintaining LibGuide Research Guides, maintaining our Digital Commons scholarly repository and SSRN Research Paper Series; acting as liaison to our IT department for upgrading, installing, and troubleshooting equipment, software and other applications; developing expertise with our integrated library system, Innovate Interfaces, Inc.; managing our Interlibrary Loan program; participating in the library's instructional programs; and acting as liaison to assigned faculty members.


J. D. and M.L.S. from accredited institutions; demonstrated knowledge of basic and advanced legal research sources (print and online); experience developing web resources and custom applications; knowledge of the use of technology in libraries; strong service orientation and the ability to interact and to communicate effectively with faculty, students, colleagues, and public patrons; ability to work both independently and in a collaborative collegial environment; excellent communication skills. Reference experience strongly preferred.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,700 students, including 2,550 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

For full consideration please apply by March 31, 2013. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse and dependent children. Send cover letter, resume and the names and phone numbers of three references to Myra Quick, Manager of Employment and Employee Development, Western New England University, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119. Electronic submissions are encouraged and may be sent to

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 02:23 UTC

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